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About Vagabond Cruise
Vagabond Cruise is Hilton Head Island's original sightseeing & excursion cruise operator located below the Lighthouse in world-famous Harbour Town since 1968. From dolphins to dinner, Savannah to sailing Vagabond has the cruise for you! Public trips and private charters are available year-round. We hope to welcome you aboard soon!
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Hilton Head Island Dolphin Ocean Cruise

Optimize your chances of spotting wild dolphins, herons, and more on this wildlife-watching cruise from Hilton Head. Unwind as you soak up sights such as Haig Point Lighthouse, Daufuskie Island, and the Low Country coastline from the water and learn more about the flora and fauna you come across from your naturalist guide on this family-friendly excursion.
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1 hour 30 minutes
from $35.83

Historic Savannah Cruise from Hilton Head

Skip the stress of highway traffic and parking on a full-day boat tour to Savannah from Hilton Head Island. Perfect for independent travelers, you create a sightseeing itinerary that suits your personal interests. Start with a comfortable journey along the scenic Intracoastal Waterway. After docking in the historic center, enjoy a full four hours to explore the charming Georgian town at your own pace, before returning to South Carolina.
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8 hours
from $70.62

America's Cup Afternoon Sail from Hilton Head

Surround yourself in the Atlantic breeze and ocean spray aboard the Stars & Stripes, the America's Cup winning sailboat, on a small-group tour. Apart from leaving and returning to the harbor, the majestic 12-meter boat operates solely on wind power. Assist the crew as they raise the mainsail and help out with any other tasks you like. Or simply relax and enjoy the ride with a drink in hand (available for purchase).
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1 hour 30 minutes
from $47.79

Sunset Dolphin Cruise from Hilton Head

Get up close to playful dolphins as the sun sets over Hilton Head Island on an evening nature cruise. The relaxing boat tour is the perfect way to relax after your day of sightseeing. Have your camera on hand for guaranteed sightings of Atlantic bottlenose dolphins. Your naturalist captain provides fascinating information about the marine mammals and other native sea life, which makes your experience both fun and educational.
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1 hour 30 minutes
from $42.35

Hilton Head Shrimp Trawling Expedition

Take part in an authentic Lowcountry travel experience with this shrimping tour from Hilton Head Island. Join a crew on board a fishing boat and head out on the salt marshes for a chance to catch shrimp and fish, and learn about the environment and wildlife as you go. After the trip, hang out and enjoy a day pass to the Sea Pines Resort.
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2 hours
from $43.44
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Jalisa B wrote a review Yesterday
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Very relaxing! I'm glad they had a snack bar on the boat. It was nice seeing all the dolphins together. Beautiful views. Definitely will do it again.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Charles wrote a review Yesterday
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Beautiful sunset and saw plenty of Dolphins up close! Comfortable boat ride and accommodations as well.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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cdt6385 wrote a review Jul 8
Terre Haute, Indiana6 contributions
So unique and something new to try. We originally planned for the 4:00 cruise, but were called and recommended to switch to the 7:00 cruise as that time of day had been more successful. So thankful...much cooler temps later. The staff were great and knowledgeable. We had a
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Lisa H wrote a review Jul 6
Independence, Missouri45 contributions3 helpful votes
This was a super fun way to spend a couple of hours. Crew was friendly and the dolphins were amazing. It is priced very reasonably, plus we found a discount on Groupon. Totally recommend!
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Date of experience: July 2020
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278constance wrote a review Jul 4
Saint Louis, Missouri9 contributions3 helpful votes
Great to see how shrimp is caught and everything else. We caught and released a shark, string ray, and more.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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